Jul 17, 2010 4:00pm EDT
because of maryland's high taxes. >> arthel: maryland is in the black as well. >> we went from 1.8 billion dollar deficit to 220 million surplus. for the two year budget cycle we were expecting a four billion dollar deficit and we've evened that out too. we are are holding the line on tax. something the federal government should try. >> arthel: are you going to be talking to the feds? >> look, it is not a virginia miracle, just common sense. whole the line on taxes, cut spending and focus on jobs. it worked in virginia. i hope it works in the federal government too. >> arthel: if you are holding the line how do you increase revenue? >> you bring more jobs like we are bringing grumman many paying over $100,000 a year. >> arthel: 72,000 jobs created? >> since february virginia has created over 72,000 jobs this is helping our revenue, corporate returns are up, individual tax returns are up this is the way to go. if you try to raise taxes, companies are gonna go elsewhere. if you have this spending companies are going elsewhere. >> arthel: what is the company headquartering there? >> grumman.
Jul 4, 2010 12:00pm EDT
be preferable to one. joining us now from new york is dr. lee van ochre of the university of maryland medical school. good to see you. what should we do about these doggone vaccinations? you get so much conflicting information. >> what happened, m.m.r., measles, mumps rue bela combined with the chickenpox and found in seven to ten days the kids were getting the high fevers and says sures from the fever. that is still scary for the parents. what i recommend and what the pediatricians recommend is think about it and maybe just giving two shots. my son got the m.m.r. and he got the verisela separately. they think maybe when the peak of when the viruses are replicating, they are overstimulating the immune system. what is happening is the kids are getting high says sures and it doubled the risk. so i say two quick pricks as opposed to one shot is not that painful. and why even risk it? >> brian: you know i hate stories, dr. lee, where you give people common sense advise like don't run with scissors. but this one really is something that we need to talk about. because i have been through a major th
Jul 24, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: he is one of 100 military kids attending operation purple camp in northeast maryland. this summer the national military family social is sponsoring 68 camps for children whose parents serve in all branches of the military. >> i feel like a soldier. >> reporter: camp is free the kids say the fun and sun ease stress. >> i might be at home probably worrying instead of being here having fun. >> reporter: one goal of the program to help kids deal with the anxiety of having a parent in harm's way. >> helping them cope is keeping in touch with friends and meeting new people and talking about their parents. >> i'm going through stuff and i know they just left. >> reporter: even though it is cam, the food isn't bad. >> i like the food here. it is pretty good. >> reporter: ainsley, you can see the camp is a nice distraction for the kids who otherwise have stressful lives. the national military family association says it might not continue next year unless they get a new sponsor. if you are interested in donating to operation purple check out militaryfamily.org. back to you. an inch and what
Jul 24, 2010 12:00pm EDT
camp in northeast maryland. this summer the national military association is sponsoring 68 camps for children whose parents serve in all brachls of the military. >> i feel like a soldier! >> camp is free and the kids say the fun and sun helps ease the stress of their parent's deployment. >> i'd be at home, probably, worrying. instead of being here having fun. >> one goal of the program is to help kids deal with anxiety of having a parent in harm's way. >> helping them cope is just keeping in touch with these friends and meeting new people and talking about their parents. >> how i'm going through stuff and to iraq and stuff, so, and how it feels for them. >> even though it's camp, the food isn't bad. >> i like the food here. i thought it was nasty when i first tried it, but it's actually pretty good. >> reporter: you hear that, jamie and you can see the camp is a nice distraction for the kids who have otherwise stressful lives, but the national military family association says it might not continue next year unless they get a new sponsor. so if you're interested in donating. chec